[Lazarus] Lazarus website design

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Wed Mar 12 10:28:55 CET 2008

On Tue, Mar 11, 2008 at 10:50:42PM -0300, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote:

> I'd migrate to something like how the fpc website works (don't know
> exactly how it works) because that system seams to work very well
> there.

Just templates, a FPC program that combines the templates and some scripts
to operate them (unfortunately some of them being in TCL, since that's
Daniel's pet).

> Better then the lazarus website. I don't think it's a big wheel
> reinvention. Just a lot of ctrl+c / ctrl+v
> Not to mention the old plan of merging the websites:
> http://wiki.freepascal.org/Merging_Lazarus_and_FPC#Website
> A CMS centralizes work at the administrator, and I'm thus we get
> dependent on a administrator. Having just code makes it easy for
> anyone to fix the website.

Moreover, the PHP tools turn out to be not exactly maintenance friendly. Any
webcrawler can bring the site down, and keep in mind that Lazarus/FPC sites
must be Slashdot/Heise proof.

What do you think will happen when Lazarus 1.0 makes slashdot?

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